Proposal Support


** Please note that requests for assistance that arrive with less than 10 days before a deadline will only be accommodated if sufficient staff resources are available.  If you have an unforeseen emergency proposal deadline, contact us immediately and inform your Unit Head with an explanation. Approval to go forward will be dependent on our current workload.  

Link to Cayuse Research Suite 

Login using your ONID username and password.


Proposal Guidelines & Information


CoF Budget Template

Please contact the CoF Research Office if you would like us to build a budget for you -- we're located in 378 Peavy Hall, or you can phone Melora Park at 7-1586.

  • EB3 -- auto-fills and auto-calculates fields based on current guidelines; includes travel worksheet (please utilize). (updated 4/14/2021).  


CoF Tools

  • Odo -  generic budget justification template generator by agency from current version of the EB3 (please note you must edit template output to fit your budget).  This is a MS Excel Visual Basic tool.  Contact CoFRO if you need assistance.  Version 4.0.1  updated 4/25/19

Office of Sponsored Research and Award Administration (OSRAA) 


NSF Templates and Documents

SciENcv FAQs - for biographical sketches and current & pending docs

PDF fillable forms - FAQs -  biographical sketch and current & pending docs

* The National Science Foundation (NSF) has designated the National Institutes of Health’s SciENcv (Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae) as an NSF-approved format for submission of biographical sketch(es) and Current and Pending Support docs and is encouraging its use to prepare a biographical sketches and current and pending support docs for inclusion in proposals to NSF.   NSF has supplied fillable PDF forms as an alternative. Use of an NSF-approved format is required beginnning Oct 5, 2020)

NSF Fastlane Link

NSF Link 

  • Your fastlane user name is typically your last name
  • Forgot your NSF ID # (9 digits)?  Lookup your ID here.


NIFA AFRI Templates and Documents


Data Management Plans 


PostAward Support

Once your award has been signed and you have an index, please contact FOBC postaward for questions.